Morbidity and Mortality Conference
The Department of Surgery holds a weekly M&M conference on Thursday mornings at 7:00 am. The fellows and residents on the vascular rotation are expected to post and present vascular morbidities and mortalities for discussion.
M & M takes place in the Gross Conference Room at 7 am every Thursday followed by Grand Rounds. Most of the Grand Rounds lectures are recorded and available online
Weekly Vascular Surgery education conferences are held on Friday mornings at 7:00 am. Twice a month the vascular fellows share the responsibility of presenting a topic followed by a discussion with the faculty.
The remaining two Fridays of the month are dedicated to a combined conference with the Pennsylvania Hospital Vascular Fellowship Program. This combined conference is arranged so that, in alternating fashion, the fellows from one program present cases while the fellows from the other program are quizzed in oral board style.
Journal club is held once every three months. Three articles or clinical guidelines are selected based on a specific topic. The fellows present the purpose and methods of the study followed by a review of the results and a critique of the study.Vascular Surgery faculty members serve as moderators.
The Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery is also the Host for the Online Journal of Vascular Surgery Journal Club a virtual platform within which important articles in the literature are presented, reviewed and discussed by experts in the field as well as the contributing authors.